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any of various currant shrubs of the genus Ribes, bearing an edible, red fruit.
the fruit itself.
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Origin of red currant
First recorded in 1620–30
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British Dictionary definitions for red currant
/ (ˈrɛdˈkʌrənt) /
a N temperate shrub, Ribes rubrum, having greenish flowers and small edible rounded red berries: family Grossulariaceae
- the fruit of this shrub
- (as modifier)redcurrant jelly
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